The Washington Blue Lions hosted Chillicothe Thursday, April 20 and posted a 5-1 win, improving to 6-0 in the Frontier Athletic Conference, 12-1 overall.
It was back-to-back no-hitters for the Blue Lions as senior Titus Lotz pitched seven innings with one unearned run, one walk and 13 strikeouts.
Washington is ranked No. 10 in the State in Division II in this week’s coaches poll.
Chillicothe took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third.
The Blue Lions got all the runs they would need with four in the bottom of the fourth.
Washington tacked on one insurance run in the bottom of the sixth.
Both teams committed two errors.
Three players for Washington — Will Miller, Tanner Lemaster and Gavin Coffman — each hit triples.
Lemaster had two hits and scored two runs; Miller drove in one run; Coffman had one RBI and scored one run; Bryce Yeazel had one hit, drove in one run and scored one and A.J. Dallmayer walked and scored.
Washington is back in action Monday at Mitchell Park in Greenfield to take on the McClain Tigers.
The Blue Lions have a rematch on Tuesday, April 25 against the only team to beat them thus far this season, the Unioto Sherman Tanks. That game is at Washington High School with a start time of 5 p.m.
Unioto defeated Washington 9-6 on March 28.
Unioto’s only loss is to Jackson, 8-4 on March 30.
Unioto is ranked No. 5 in the state in Division II in this week’s coaches poll.
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